Huge cost hikes at Hai Phong city’s projects Business

Huge cost hikes at Hai Phong city’s projects

Most construction projects in the northern port city of Hải Phòng are running well above their initial cost estimates, with the cost hikes in some cases reaching thousands of billions of VND, according to a recent inspection by the Government Inspectorate.
Better meals make better workers Society

Better meals make better workers

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has helped improve the quality of meals for workers as it makes the issue part of the collective bargaining between employers and employees.
Vinalines, Belgium’s Rent-A-Port N.V ink cooperation deal Business

Vinalines, Belgium’s Rent-A-Port N.V ink cooperation deal

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) and Belgian Rent-A-Port N.V signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on August 30 on the possibility to cooperate in grain specialised port, processing zone and logistics system projects in Lach Huyen port and Dinh Vu industrial zone, in Hai Phong city.
Rent-A-Port NV expands business in Vietnam Business

Rent-A-Port NV expands business in Vietnam

Rent-A-Port Green Energy has inked an MoU to develop wind and solar driven micro desalination plants in a bid to solve the problems of salt water harming rice fields in the Mekong Delta region.
Cat Hai to become ‘smart island’ Society

Cat Hai to become ‘smart island’

The Hai Phong Port City management authority and Hai Phong Economic Zone Authority (HEZA) has announced a detailed master plan making Cat Hai Island a smart island.
Hai Phong city attracts 10.7 billion USD Business

Hai Phong city attracts 10.7 billion USD

The northern port city of Hai Phong has attracted more than 10.7 billion USD of investments from 450 projects so far, Le Thanh Son, Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee said.
Japanese firm inaugurates tyre plant in Hai Phong Business

Japanese firm inaugurates tyre plant in Hai Phong

Bridgestone Tyre Manufacturing Vietnam Co., Ltd (BTMV), a subsidiary of Japan’s Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd (BSCAP), launched its first tyre plant in Vietnam in the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone, the northern Hai Phong port city, on October 24.
Business

Tank manufacturer opens factory

RK Engineering, a wholly foreign invested company from Japan on Mar. 29 inaugurated a high-pressure resistance tank, tank top, heatproof material and equipment plant in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone in the northern city of Hai Phong .
Business

Garment exports soar in first quarter

Garment exports are expected to reach the target of 10.5 billion USD this year, as growth of 12.3 percent in the first three months of this year suggests that the industry is on the path to recovery from the global recession.
Business

Vietnam opens North’s largest LPG storehouse

PetroVietnam Northern Gas Joint Stock Company (PVGas North) has inaugurated the first phase of the Northern Depot of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone in the port city of Hai Phong.